Meet our Team – George Bland-Wells

Position title: Business and Talent Development Executive

Favourite quote: “There will be obstacles, there will be doubters, there will be mistakes, but with hard work you can make your own luck, there are no limits to what you can achieve.”

Q1. What is your role at Sugarman and how long have you worked for us?

I am a business and talent development executive, I place professionals into both the NHS and private sector.

Q2. What is your favourite part of your role?

I enjoy speaking with new people on a day to day basis and securing their ideal post over here in the UK.

Q3. What is your favourite thing to do in London?

I am a big football fan and have a season ticket at West Ham Utd so I like to watch them on the weekend.

Q4. What is your ideal holiday destination?        

My ideal holiday destination is Dubai, I love the mixture between city/beach holiday.

Q5. Where can we find you on the weekend?

You can find me at my local pub in East London called the Carpenters before I head to watch West Ham.

Q6. What work related advice would you give to our International candidates relocating to the UK?

My recommendation is to always be open minded and explore outside of London as there are many nice places to live/work across the UK!

Q7. What is the first thing you would recommend our candidates do when they get into the UK (tourist tip or fun adventure ).

When I meet with my candidates in our London HQ I always recommend them to visit the Sky Garden and the Shard as they are a throw away from the office and has incredible views of London.

Q8. Do you live in London or do you commute to work? If so how long is your commute and what are your tips for the travel time?

I live in Hertfordshire which is part of the home counties just outside of London, my total commute is around 1hr 10mins door to door. My tips would be to find something under 1hr .

Q9. Where is your favourite place to eat in either London or surrounds?

My favorite place is Hakkasan, I love the cuisine and ordering loads of little dishes.

Q10. What are five things you love about the UK or five things you would miss if you left the UK?

5 things I love are – The Countryside,  Festivals, Transport in London, Friendly people and the restaurants and nightlife